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Remember when the President announced that the restitution process would be re-opened and people would be able to lodge claims? Promises were made that government would dedicate the resources required to deal with the expected 379,000 new claims, at an estimated cost of R180billion. It would...

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In the State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered on 12 February 2015 President Zuma acknowledged the need to revitalize agriculture in his nine-point plan to kick-start the economy towards job creating growth. This is easier said than done. Trends in the agricultural sector show that the...

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The past decade has witnessed global outcry over a new era of ‘land grabbing’ and, in response, there have been numerous efforts to halt and reverse the corporate takeover of community land. Initially presented as investors grabbing land from rural people, it has since become clear that most...

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The Space, Markets and Employment in Agricultural Development project seeks to build awareness of the relationship between farm and non-farm activities in rural economies. It aims to examine the institutional and spatial articulation of markets,...

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The Young African Researchers in Agriculture Network (YARA) was officially launched by Dr Joan C. Kagwanja, Chief of Land Policy Initiative on the sideline of the Inaugural Land Policy in...

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